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There's No Normalizing President-Elect Trump (Or at Least, There Shouldn't Be)

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From penning puff pieces to 'pivoting to 'Trump as our kooky uncle'' to glossing over his promotion of white nationalist Steve Bannon, the media is helping to normalize President-elect Donald Trump, critics charged this week.

It was a trend that began during the campaign, FAIR's Adam Johnson wrote on Sunday, and it has only accelerated since the election...

Needless to say, Trump's transition is hardly run-of-the-mill. Less than a week after his election, Trump appointed Steve Bannon as 'chief strategist to the president.' Or, as Charles Pierce put it at Esquire, '[t]he president-elect went out of his way to hire a white supremacist and anti-Semite to run his policy shop.'

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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